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  • Chino Hills maternity hotel controversy heats up

     
    Chino Hills officials told residents Tuesday night that they have filed a public nuisance lawsuit against the operators of a so-called maternity hotel....
  • Hiring a contractor isn't easy - these tips can help

     
    When hiring a home improvement contractor, choose carefully. There are many good ones out there, but others will give you trouble, as I noted in today's Watchdog column about contractor Kevin Drake. Here's how you can try to protect yourself.......
  • Contractor to face fraud charges in Lehigh County court

     
    Kevin Drake, of Drake Construction, was ordered Friday morning to stand trial on eight cases of home improvement fraud after customers testified they paid him to build decks, additions and basements that were not completed. I wrote about the allegations.....
  • Bethlehem native to reunite with Tim Allen on "Last Man Standing"

     
    Jonathan Taylor Thomas, the Bethlehem native who is best know for playing Tim Allen's wisecracking middle son Randy from 1991 to 1998 on the ABC series "Home Improvement," will reunite with his former "dad" on the season finale of Allen's......
  • Dream home: Renovated home gathers family to the farm

    Dream home: Renovated home gathers family to the farm
    When hearth and home — together with a growing family and an onsite family business — are at the center of day-to-day living, a small and dated one-story farmhouse in Ellicott City begins to burst at the seams. To keep their extended family...
  • Actor Gary Sinise (AKA Lt. Dan) talks about rocking out for veterans

     
    Emmy Award-winning actor Gary Sinise says he has had a strong connection with military personnel and veterans for as long as he can remember. But it was after Sinise’s Academy Award-nominated role as double amputee Lt. Dan Taylor in the......
  • When it comes to home improvement, simple upgrades can pay off

    When it comes to home improvement, simple upgrades can pay off
    Pop quiz: What's the home-improvement project that comes closest to paying for itself when you sell? Not a snazzy new kitchen or bathroom. A lowly steel front door. So says Remodeling magazine in its annual survey breaking down the cost benefits of...
  • Staying safe with summer DIY projects

    Staying safe with summer DIY projects
    I have several summer home improvement projects on my list. Any tips on where to start and how to get everything done? Start with safety. After several eye injuries and a dislocated shoulder, Lou Manfredini, TV's 'Mr. Fix-It,' has become an advocate for...
  • Eric Z. Geiger, painter

    Eric Z. Geiger, a painter and home improvement worker, died Friday of injuries sustained in an Owings Mills motorcycle accident. The Eldersburg resident was 29. After the accident, which occurred on Dolfield Road in Owings Mills, Mr. Geiger was...
  • St. Charles Parish

    September 3, 2012 6:54 PM Dear Comets, We here at St. Charles Catholic High School hope this note finds you safe.  We plan to work together to help our families recover from the challenges created by this storm. SCHOOL TO REOPEN, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10...
  • Attorneys For Former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez File Final Brief In Appeal Of His Convictions

    Attorneys For Former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez File Final Brief In Appeal Of His Convictions
    Attorneys for former Mayor Eddie A. Perez on Friday filed what is expected to be their final brief in the mayor's appeal of his criminal convictions before the case goes before a judge. The attorneys repeated their argument that Perez's two criminal...